Communist Warsaw and social realism
Palace of Culture and Science
People's Republic of Poland Communist Party Headquarters
Ministry of Agriculture and Constitution Square
Museum of Life Under Communism
About this activity
What's included, what's not
real local guide
interesting stories about communism time in Warsaw
transportation by communist van
visit in the Museum of life under communism
What you can expect
An intriguing trip addressed to those who want to know what the communist period in Warsaw and Poland was like. Political anecdotes, the ideas of rebuilding Warsaw after the Second World War and the absurdities of everyday life of ordinary residents of the city. We will drive a classic communist car, that is, a historic minivan - Nysa 522.
A professional guide will narrate a tour of landmark communist buildings and local history.
You will know the history of the symbol of Warsaw, the Palace of Culture and Science, which was created on the sea of post war ruin. You will see the utopian architectural ideas of the communist authorities - the Party House of People's Republic of Poland and the Ministry of Agriculture. You will go to Plac Konstytucji (Constitution Square) to get to know the MDM (Marszalkowska Residential District) designed to fit the communist ideology. At the end, we will visit the only such place in Warsaw - Museum of Life Under Communism. A replica of a real flat, propaganda films screened in a mini cinema hall, a reconstructed communist cafe await you there.. We will learn how the inhabitants of Warsaw used to live like…
Experience the absurdities of communism and set off with us to a city full of history!